Moby-Dick Study Guide Final Exam

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Question 1 1. This passage illustrates what type of narrative point of view? 'But, mastering his emotion, he half calmly rose, and as he quitted the cabin, paused for an instant and said: 'Thou hast outraged, not insulted me, sir; but for that I ask thee not to beware of Starbuck; thou wouldst but laugh; but let Ahab beware of Ahab; beware of thyself, old man.' ''

Question 2 2. Which of the following types of figurative language describes when several words with the same beginning sound are used in a sentence?

Question 3 3. Narration that is like being a 'fly on the wall' is representative of what type of point of view?

Question 4 4. What unexpectedly occurs with the coffin-canoe at the end of Moby-Dick?

Question 5 5. In what way does the structure of Herman Melville's novel, Moby-Dick, contribute to the author's allegorical interests?

Question 6 6. In Moby-Dick, Ishmael notes a relationship between Queequeg and what Polynesian island?

Question 7 7. In Moby-Dick, which bodies of water does the Pequod pass through?

Question 8 8. Nantucket is an island off the coast of which U.S. state?

Question 9 9. In Moby-Dick, what is the nature of the relationship between Captain Ahab and the Pequod?

Question 10 10. In Moby-Dick, what idea does Elijah attempt to impress upon Ishmael and Queequeg with regard to the Pequod?

Question 11 11. Rumors spread by the sailors about the whale in Moby-Dick include tales of his ability to be in more than one place at one time, like God. What is this ability called?

Question 12 12. Moby Dick is on the opposite end of Ahab's spectrum in the sense that he represents _____.

Question 13 13. What do we mean when we say that the White Whale is symbolic of the Leviathan in Moby-Dick?

Question 14 14. The failure of Ahab's quest tells us what about God's nature?

Question 15 15. Why is Starbuck tempted to kill Ahab in Moby-Dick?

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